The American Indian College Fund is announcing the open call for submissions for “Honoring Those Who Hold Us: An Elder Story Series,” a new storytelling series to focus on the ways in which grandparents and elders have supported countless education journeys throughout Indian Country.
The Native Plant Revival project goal is to restore native plans while sharing their benefits and connections to Indigenous people, their importance for the ecosystem, and ways they can provide for every creature and organism.
The American Indian College Fund launched its $2.25 million Wounspekiya Unspewicakiyapi Native Teacher Education Program to support Native teacher recruitment, development, and retention with the goal of increasing the number of Native students pursuing a teaching career.
An article by Paula “Mashkosiikwe” Cooper, Indigenous Visionaries Fellow.
An article by Nical Glasses, Indigenous Visionaries Fellow.
“Many Nations” The Latest American Indian College Fund Student-Designed Pendleton Blanket, Now Available For Purchase
Pendleton Woolen Mills, the acclaimed lifestyle brand of Portland, Oregon, together with the Denver-based American Indian College Fund, has announced that the winning Tribal College Blanket Design for 2022, Many Nations, is now available for purchase in Pendleton’s American Indian College Fund collection.
Building the College of Menominee Nation’s Capacity through Culture, Community, Connections, and Collaboration
In the spring of 2022, the American Indian College Fund awarded the College of Menominee Nation (CMN) the Ihduwiyayapi: Advancing Indigenous Early Childhood Education Grant for its teacher education program, which is a community-centered and multi-faceted approach to early childhood education that builds on CMN’s current capacity to teach and train early childhood educators to graduate with the skills to be fully equipped to teach the Menominee Nation’s littlest learners.
International Women’s Day (March 8) is a day when people around the globe are asked to imagine a world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive; where difference is valued and celebrated; and where we come together to forge women’s equality by working to #EmbraceEquity.
American Indian College Fund Honors 35 Tribal College Students of the Year and Dr. Michael Oltrogge, President, Nebraska Indian Community College, as Tribal College and University Honoree of the Year
The American Indian College Fund honored 35 tribal college and university students with 2022-23 Student of the Year awards and scholarships, and Dr. Michael Oltrogge, President of Nebraska Indian Community College, with its 2022-23 Tribal College and University Honoree of the Year at a ceremony held Sunday, March 5 at the Albuquerque Convention Center in New Mexico.
The session shared some of the history on how Two-Spirit and LGBTQ+ relatives utilize arts as a means for expression, advocacy, and activism; and to inspire designers and acknowledge some of our amazing 2SLBGTQ+ artists.View the Slides